Portrait of Gloria Rose Armstrong, Kryal Castle

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Title

Portrait of Gloria Rose Armstrong, Kryal Castle

Subject

Kryal Castle, tapestry, tapestries, weaving, medieval craft, medieval, craft, castle, castles, jousting, knights, knight, medieval scene, Gloria Rose Armstrong, Australia, Ballarat, Melbourne, VIC, Victoria, Keith Ryall, tourism, tourist, attraction, leisure, recreation, re-creation, entertainment, functions, medieval style, medieval dress, fashion

Description

An image of a portrait of Gloria Rose Armstrong who designed and executed the hand embroidered 'Kyral Tapestry', which is displayed at Kryal Castle, a tourist attraction located 8km from Ballarat in Victoria. The tapestry depicts Kryal Castle and various aspects of medieval life. Reportedly the largest of its type in the Southern hemisphere, the Kryal tapestry took 3600 hours to complete and is thought to contain 19 million stitches.

Creator

Jeffrey, N.

Date

2010

Rights

Image used with the permission of N. Jeffrey

Format

Digital Photograph; JPEG

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Original Format

Digital Photograph; JPEG

Files

Citation

“Portrait of Gloria Rose Armstrong, Kryal Castle,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed February 17, 2019, http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/1244.